Genealogy Events · Local History · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

October Annual Dinner and Program

Please join us Monday, October 29, 2018 for our Annual Dinner and Program! Our speaker is Jack McDonald who will be discussing the 1930 box seat subscribers and how they contributed to the history of Notre Dame football. You don’t need to be a football fan to appreciate the connection between these donors and the… Continue reading October Annual Dinner and Program

Genealogy Events · Military · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Paul Revere’s Ride and the Battles of Concord and Lexington

Join the South Bend Area Genealogical Society at our September Coffee and Cake Mixer and hear Dr. Matt Baumgartner talk about Paul Revere’s ride and the battles of Lexington and Concord. Monday, September 24, 2018 6:00 Coffee and Cake 7:00 Program Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 53720 North Ironwood Rd., South Bend Program is… Continue reading Paul Revere’s Ride and the Battles of Concord and Lexington

Adoption · Ancestry · Mishawaka Public Library · Records · Resources · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home

In most cases, a photograph is the question that begins the search.  Who is this? Or when and where was the picture taken?  For this photograph, we know who and where (Lehman children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home) but we are looking for the story behind the photograph. We received a query at the South… Continue reading The Lehman Children at the Mishawaka Orphan’s Home

Archives of St. Joseph County · Records · Resources · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Saint Joseph County, Indiana Divorce Records Index: 1832 – December 30, 1988 and 1980 – 1987 (Mishawaka)

Through the efforts of SBAGS volunteers and archivists, utilizing records held at the Archives of St. Joseph County, Indiana, you can now search the Divorce Records Index of Saint Joseph County, Indiana through the SBAGS website. There is appx. 96,196 index records in this database. Dates prior to 1910 are obtained from other records than the actual… Continue reading Saint Joseph County, Indiana Divorce Records Index: 1832 – December 30, 1988 and 1980 – 1987 (Mishawaka)

Archives of St. Joseph County · South Bend Area Genealogical Society · St. Joseph County Public Library

A Tribute to Irv Morse

Our South Bend Area Genealogical Society per protocol does not generally publish members obituaries but we make this exception to honor the life of one of our most respected and valued members, Irvin L (Irv) Morse, who died June 15, 2018, in Mishawaka. Irv’s over 36 years of volunteer work with our Society, both local… Continue reading A Tribute to Irv Morse